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BUILDING & FIRE CODES

Building Code Hotline: 480-312-2633
Building Code - Codes and Amendments
Fire Code - Codes, Amendments and Interpretations

Construction Interpretations - The interpretations of the building codes are written to clarify requirements of the codes, or to establish standards of acceptance for construction and submittals to the city.
Code History (PDF)
Construction Activity Times

To request a building code variance form contact Plan Review at 480-312-7080

 

Did you know?
The AZ Dept of Commerce sponsors video traininglinks to external site on a variety of code issues and offers guidance on the design and construction of efficient, durable and sustainable buildings in Arizona.

 

FREQUENTLY REQUESTED TOPICS Municode Information
Zoning Districts - links directly to section of Municode (R1-43, C-3, etc) √   
Alarm Systems - webpage with links to Municode √   √ 
Bars, Lounges and After-Hours Establishments - webpage with links to Municode √  √ 
Business License
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Campaign Signs
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Downtownlinks to external site
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Environmentally Sensitive Lands
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Fireplace  - webpage   √ 
Foothills Overlay  - webpage with links to Municode √  √ 
Front Yard Parking  - webpage   √ 
Hillside  - PDF   √ 
Historic Preservation - webpage with links to Municode  √  √
Land Division  - webpage with links to Municode √  √ 
Landscapelinks to external site link to Municode √   
Native Plant  - webpage  
Noise links to external site
 
Parking and Loading Requirements links to external site
 
Property Maintenance Ordinance Interpretations - webpage  
Signs - webpage with links to Municode
Stormwater Management (PDF)   √ 
Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs & Spas - webpage with links to Municode
Transportation Safety Zones  
Valet Ordinance - webpage  
Walls & Fences - webpage with link to Municode

 

 

 

Contact Information

City of Scottsdale - Planning, Building & Zoning 

Advanced Planning - Policies, General Plan, Character Areas, Future Planning
P: 480-312-7990 
planninginfo@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Current Planning - Active Development Projects
P: 480-312-7000 
planninginfo@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

One Stop Shop - Plan Submittal, Permits, Records
P: 480-312-2500
7447 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 

Inspections - Commercial, Residential and Right of Way Permit Inspections
P: 480-312-5750
Inspection Hours:
Summer (Apr-Oct) 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Winter (Nov-Mar) 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Code Enforcement - Property Maintenance & Zoning Violations
P: 480-312-2546

Building Code Hotline - Building Code Questions
P: 480-312-2633